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De­signer In­grid Starnes shares the ac­cou­trements and crea­ture com­forts that are keep­ing her in­spired this sea­son

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In­grid Starnes shares her must-haves and lust-haves

“I love 1970s fur­ni­ture and am cur­rently look­ing for an amaz­ing cane and wooden sofa with dark gherkin-coloured cush­ions. I saw one in a vin­tage store on a re­cent trip to Lon­don and fell in love! “

My part­ner Si­mon and I live in a Ve­tyver Berg­amot haze at home, as we have just re­leased an eau de par­fum and 4kg can­dle. For sk­in­care, I al­ways have our hand cream nearby, and I’m a big fan of Nars Lip Pen­cil in Dragon Girl.

Clockwise from left: Nars Vel­vet Matte Lip Pen­cil in Dragon Girl, $46, from Mecca Cos­met­ica.

In­grid Starnes Hand Cream, $49. In­grid Starnes Ve­tyver Berg­amot Eau de Par­fum,

$210. In­grid Starnes Deluxe

4kg can­dle, $1000.

We vis­ited Tokyo last year and it is the most mag­i­cal place, so evolved and ev­ery­one has such ded­i­ca­tion to style - it’s very

in­spir­ing.

I can’t wait to wear our Lady Slip­per full-length dress

this sum­mer.

In­grid Starnes Lady Slip­per dress, $699.

Erica van Zon is a cur­rent favourite artist. We also love the Kirstin Car­lin pieces we have, and An­drew Bar­ber’s new largescale floor works look pretty ex­cit­ing.

Wild Cherry Tree in the Court­yard by Erica van Zon, $1500, courtesy of Me­lanie Roger Gallery.

When it comes to wine, Rod McDon­ald syrah is an ab­so­lute favourite.

Rod McDon­ald Trade­mark Syrah 2013, $74.99.

I’m lov­ing neu­tral Ja­panese ce­ram­ics.

Hasami Porce­lain mug, $35, from Cof­fee Supreme.

I adore 08. Jew­ellery and have a beau­ti­ful

col­lec­tion of the brand’s rings. This one is next on my wish list.

08. Jew­ellery Series 4 Ring 3.2, $365.

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